There's plenty you can do in your rental to make it more like a home without spending a ton or running afoul of your landlord, but if you want some more substantial upgrades or changes, you'll need their help. Have you ever convinced a landlord to pay for upgrades or renovations?
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Maybe you've been in your apartment for a few years, and it badly needs a new stove, or you've considered springing for a garbage disposal. Maybe some new bathroom fixtures are in order, or you'd like a new fridge. In many cases, a landlord will recognise the value of those upgrades and be willing to split the costs with you — or even cover them completely. Have you — if you're a tenant — ever gotten a landlord's hand with upgrades? If you're a landlord, when are you willing to help and when won't you? Share your tips and tricks in the discussion below.